Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ascochyta pulcherrima

Ascochyta pulcherrima Saccardo & Roumeguère, 1882

on Philadelphus


Causes sharply delimited amphigenous leaf spots; initially small, but later confluent and then occupying most of the leaf and centrally perforate. Pycnidia epiphyllous, dark brown. Conidia 3 X 6-7 µm, biguttulate.

host plants

Hydrangeaceae, monophagous

Philadelphus coronarius.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


Phyllosticta vulgaris var. philadelphi Desmazières & Roberge, 1949.


Cejp (1965a [“Phyllosticta vulgaris var. philadelphi Saccardo, 1994″]).

Last modified 7.v.2020